The John Foster Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met on Thursday, November 13, at the Union County Public Library in Monroe to host a special recognition celebration to honor this year’s high school seniors who were chosen by their schools to represent them as the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens.
Sgt. Jeffrey Greene died Wednesday morning after a wreck at the intersection of U.S. 74 and Sutherland Avenue.
Union County changed its procedure for purchasing goods and services last week.
Biology students at Monroe High School learned the fundamental principles of evolution and natural selection Thursday, but not in their classroom.
Austin Kendall had 447 yards of offense and was in on five touchdowns in Cuthbertson's first round playoff win on Friday. Kendall threw touchdown passes to BJ Muckelvene, JT Cauthen and Nick Karas. Here are other scores involving Union County:
Parkwood 37, Hunter Huss 7
Union Academy 42, South Robeson 0
Asheboro 28, Marvin Ridge 27
Weddington 38, South Iredell 0
Monroe 35, TW Andrews 12
West Stokes 42, Forest Hills 13
Statesville 21, Sun Valley 20
Senior Chris Trevisan caught three TD passes and also had an interception in Weddington's 38-0 first-round win over South Iredell. The Warriors are now 11-1 on the year, matching the school record for wins they set last season.
Marvin Ridge left-handed pitcher Max Wotell signed a National Letter of Intent with the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday. See a list of other Union County athletes who signed.
Star combo guard Stephanie Watts made it official on Wednesday, signing a Letter of Intent with the UNC Tar Heels. Watts accepted North Carolina's scholarship offer as a sophomore.
After receiving multiple reports of dead, dying or sick deer in seven Piedmont counties, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announced this week that the outbreak of hemorrhagic disease (HD) in white-tailed deer appears to be tapering off with the onset of cooler weather.
Wadesboro’s Ansonia Theatre opens its 2014-15 season on Nov. 7 with one of the most beloved shows of all time. “Steel Magnolias,” set in Truvy’s Beauty Shop in Chinquapin, Louisiana, is a classic tale centered around a group of gossipy southern ladies and the bonds that hold them together. The show runs for two weekends, November 7-9 and 14-16.
Since Adam and Eve we have longed for the perfect apple
Jax is a sweet, loving Husky mix, whose Carolina blue eyes would melt the hearts of most Tarheels.
Cute puppies and fluffy kittens abound at the Union County Animal Shelter this week!
I believe in Kay Hagan
Stand up for Second Amendment
Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis
Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier
Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger
Is redistricting really necessary? — Collin Love
Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.